put (something) straight

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put (something) straight

To straighten something out or make something properly arranged; to fix, correct, or make amends for something. There are a few details in this contract we need to put straight before I'm ready to sign it. Tom's brother really made a mess of things with the company, but there's still time to put things straight. Sorry I can't come out with you tonight, I've just got to put my marriage straight before I can think of doing anything else.
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She gets pounds 2 a week, which she puts straight into her money box.
Hobbs has a good record with horses he puts straight into handicaps, which suggests he thinks the gelding is well treated, especially as he's been dropped 5lb since Leicester.
The service puts straight fixed-odds horseracing and sports betting alongside Littlewoods' traditional pools and Spot The Ball operations and adds the UK's first internet lottery.